College Admission Rule Changes

Generally speaking, I like change.  I’m known to re-paint a room a totally different color, trade in a not-so-old-car on a whim or put a new photo on my screensaver, within a moment’s notice.  Shaking things up is a good thing, I think.  But, I’m afraid I’m having a...

College Visits

Visiting colleges can be an overwhelming part of the college selection process for both parents and students alike.  With over 3,800 colleges in the country how do you know where to start and what do you look for?  There is so much to know about each school  –...

Reporting Test Scores: A Primer

Which test scores should I self-report? How do I report them? Do I have to send official score reports and when? What is a “superscore”? Can I use one? What is “Score Choice”? Handling test scores has gotten complicated. Read on for an...

Which College Admissions Test?

I am often asked which college admissions test a student should take.  In my opinion, a student should try both the SAT Reasoning Test and the ACT.  I think this advice holds water now more than ever since the Revised SAT came out in 2016.  The Revised SAT and the ACT...